Hi guys! 😀
I am very happy, today, to be able to share with you this video I made, showing Marc Taro Holmes in action, during our workshop in Portugal!
Thank you so much, Marc, for allowing me to share this! 😉
That’s so fascinating to be able to watch and study Marc brushwork, its way to handle a large scene, its technique of using at times juicy paint and at times thicker one… Seeing, that way, a painting “creating itself” in front of our eyes really is awesome! 😝
As I was rather close to Marc, 😉 I was capable of catching great close-up views of his painting technique and brushwork, with two different lenses and my hybrid camera. For this demo, I was able to keep the sound too, so you can even benefit from a few of his advices. 😛
Here is the watercolor Marc is painting in the video. That’s so lovely!! 😀
I am not sure I want you to look at my own watercolor sketch of this same scene after seeing Marc version 😳 😭 but if you feel like to, it’s the last sketch of this article. That’s just amazing how much the feeling, the style and the colors can be so different, even if it’s the same place, painted at the same moment!
Look at these color variations, this melted areas, these nice calligraphic marks, this overall contrast and feeling of sun! Whooo. 😍
So, enough chatting, here is the video! 😉
Marc is painting with a DaVinci Artissimo Sable Quill, on Fabriano 140 lb cold press paper.
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I hope you will like the video almost as much as I liked seeing Mars painting in real life. ☺️